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Alimony is also subject to termination in certain circumstances. Speak with one of our attorneys to discuss your personal situation.

Our Alimony Attorneys Have Experience In All Family Law Matters

Child Custody
No other issue is as complicated or emotional as custody. Our attorneys are aggressive in protecting your interests regarding custody. Our attorneys have experience in all fields of custody agreements such as guardians ad litem and custody evaluations.

Uncontested Divorce
We handle uncontested divorces under no-fault grounds of separation for either six or twelve months with no minor children and a separation agreement.

Contested Divorce
Our expertise lies in the more complicated divorce situations. Adultery, abandonment, and cruelty are divorce situations requiring an experienced litigator. Our attorneys have the experience to guide you.

Separation Agreements
Our attorneys have considerable experience in the negotiation of Property Settlement Agreements. These documents are the framework of any subjects at issue in a divorce.

Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements
Our attorneys have considerable experience in the negotiation of Property Settlement Agreements. These documents are the framework of any subjects at issue in a divorce.


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Alimony (spousal support) in Virgina may be awarded as periodic payments for a defined period or an indefinite basis. The law also allows for lump sum alimony. If temporary alimony cannot bring about rehabilitation, then the court can, in proper circumstances, order alimony on a long-term or indefinite basis. Having an experienced attorney to navigate the complexities of alimony is a necessity.

The Virginia legislature set out the following criteria for courts to consider:

  • Income from salaries, investments, etc.,
  • Pension profit-sharing, and retirement plans,
  • Education and ability of the parties,
  • Length of the marriage,
  • Age
  • Physical and mental condition of the parties,
  • Whether or not one of the parties should stay at home with the child of the parties instead of working,
  • Separate property a person has,
  • Marital property a person has,
  • Standard of living the parties enjoyed during the marriage,
  • Tangible and intangible contributions such as contributions of a homemaker and the
  • Tangible and intangible contributions of one party to the education, age, or increased earning power of the other party,
  • Fault of one of the parties (if the court wants to),
  • Tax consequences

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